Owning A Home Is Still The Dream

February 22, 2013
By: cometrealty

Friendly. Professional. Local. Be sure to contact your favorite Comet Realty agent to achieve your real estate goals:  Mike Copeland, 805-441-9021 Therese Cron, 805-878-1684 Shannon Fitzpatrick, 805-801-5436 Keith Hoffmann, 805-801-6498 Kristin Lachemann, 805-801-4653 Erik Slayter, 805-476-3663 Tim Townley, 805-440-8735 Hayley Townley, 805-440-9194




Happy New Year from Comet Realty!

January 4, 2013
By: cometrealty

If you, or someone you know, is considering buying or selling a home this year,  please contact your favorite Comet Realty agent today for excellent representation.  805.546.9925 (HINT: look to the right to see our team of Realtors®)




Interest Rates at an All Time Low!

October 31, 2012
By: cometrealty

With interest rates at an all time low, it’s a great time to buy or refinance.  Contact your favorite Comet Realty Realtor® to find out more.


GREEN HOMES SELL FOR MORE!

August 22, 2012
By: cometrealty

According to an article in USA Today, green-certified homes sell for 9% more than regular homes in California. According to the University of California research department, single-family homes with green certifications sold for an average of $34,800 more! These statistics were taken from comparable homes from 2007-2012 when average California home was $400,000. The study finds the premium is also highest in the hottest places, suggesting buyers value green labels because of the lower utility bills. 1.6 million home sales were looked at, including 4,300 that earned certifications from…
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GREEN TIP: Packing Materials

July 24, 2012
By: cometrealty

Styrofoam packing peanuts, bubble wrap, and foam are useful during a move, but not for the environment.  To go green on your next move, try using old newspapers to wrap fragile items, and then recycle the paper when you unpack. Wrap pieces of furniture and art with blankets to ensure they do not get damaged during the move instead of packing them in foam. If you must use non-biodegradable packing materials, ask around to see if anyone has any from a past move to give…
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